Scallops with Pistachio & Lemon

Courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine

Scallops with Pistachio & Lemon | Courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine

 

Yield

4

Ingredients

½ cup pistachio nuts, peeled and unsalted

2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons butter

12 sea scallops

salt & pepper, to taste

½ lemon, just the grated zest

Instructions

Finely chop the pistachios and place in a bowl with chives, oil, and lemon juice.

Heat the butter in a pan, season the scallops and fry them about 1–2 minutes on each side.

Place on a tray and top each scallop with the pistachio mixture.

Top each with a few strands of grated lemon zest.

 

Photography by Paul "Sweet Paul" Lowe

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